Bangladesh has asked assistance from IOM , UNCHR and International Red Crescentto help remove its citizens from some countries in the Gulf region in case a possible war against Iraq begins. Bangladesh particularly wants to bring back 200,000 of its citizens who are working in Iraq, Kuwait, Iran and in some parts of Saudi Arabia. There are 73 citizens of Bangladesh now working in Iraq itself of whom 17 have registered with the Bangladesh Embassy. Altogether , one million people from Bangladesh work in the gulf region.
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